Best Engineering Schools

Ranked in 2014 | Best Engineering Schools Rankings Methodology

Before you can make your mark as an engineer, you need to find the graduate school that can best help you build your skills. With the U.S. News rankings of the top engineering schools, narrow your search by location, tuition, school size and test scores.

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Rank School name Tuition Total graduate engineering enrollment Average GRE quantitative score (master's and Ph.D. students) (new test) Engineering school research expenditures (2012-2013 fiscal year) Overall acceptance rate Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering Peer assessment score (out of 5) Ph.D.s granted Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) Research expenditures per faculty member
Rank Not Published University of Massachusetts—​Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA

$2,071 per year (in-state, full-time); $8,099 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 199
#129 University of Massachusetts—​Lowell (Francis)

Lowell, MA

$12,039 per year (in-state, full-time); $21,874 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 975
Rank Not Published University of Memphis (Herff)

Memphis, TN

$9,588 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,508 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 165
#116 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

$1,730 per credit (full-time) 276
#8 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

$22,322 per year (in-state, full-time); $41,998 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 3,178
Rank Not Published University of Michigan—​Dearborn

Dearborn, MI

$710 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,230 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 755
#28 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

$14,708 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,990 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,928
Rank Not Published University of Mississippi

University, MS

$6,660 per year (in-state, full-time); $17,622 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 141
#81 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

$6,452 per year (in-state, full-time); $15,114 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 651
Rank Not Published University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

$337 per credit (in-state, full-time); $871 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 415
#87 University of Nebraska—​Lincoln

Lincoln, NE

$394 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,022 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 606
Rank Not Published University of Nevada—​Las Vegas (Hughes)

Las Vegas, NV

$7,472 per year (in-state, full-time); $22,076 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 231
#129 University of Nevada—​Reno

Reno, NV

$364 per credit (in-state, full-time); $1,163 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 255
Rank Not Published University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH

$13,500 per year (in-state, full-time); $26,200 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 269
#87 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

$5,433 per year (in-state, full-time); $20,002 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 788
Unranked University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

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#78 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$9,209 per year (in-state, full-time); $25,663 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 117
#140 University of North Carolina—​Charlotte (Lee)

Charlotte, NC

$5,808 per year (in-state, full-time); $18,095 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 500
Rank Not Published University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

$276 per credit (in-state, full-time); $737 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 193
Rank Not Published University of North Texas

Denton, TX

$228 per credit (in-state, full-time); $582 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 470
#46 University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

$43,980 per year (full-time) 484
#99 University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

$175 per credit (in-state, full-time); $675 per credit (out-of-state, full-time) 555
#19 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

$28,768 per year (full-time) 1,609
#43 University of Pittsburgh (Swanson)

Pittsburgh, PA

$22,916 per year (in-state, full-time); $37,528 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 1,067
Rank Not Published University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

$11,532 per year (in-state, full-time); $23,606 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 231

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